Hanoi people battle the biggest forest fire in outlying district

VOV.VN - A forest fire occurred at 1:30pm on June 5 in Hong Ky Commune, Soc Son Dist., Hanoi. 2,000 local people tried to extinguish the fire.

Twenty households were ordered to evacuate.

The forest fire spread over 50 hectares. “This is the first time the forest fire has spread to such a large area in Soc Son Dist.” said Chu Phu My, director of Hanoi Department of Agriculture and Rural Development.


It takes 11 hours for 2,000 people from Soc Son District to extinguish the fire.



Summer heat is the cause of the forest fire.



The fire is under control at 1am on June 6.

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